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Automatically Kill a Process after 1 Minute of Idle Time

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I have a graphic software that batch renders single images, but often

hangs itself, going into an idle loop.

At the moment I kill the process every hour and restart it, but the

setup-time for rendering is quite long...

So is there a way to check the a process every minute if it's running or

in idle mode and killing it in the later case?


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This includes code which allows you to monitor CPU usage by process. In my experience graphic software just gobbles CPU, so if your process is not using much for a longish period.......


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Thanks M23, looks good, I'll try this!

And yes, the software just hangs and doesn't block the CPU anymore...

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